EU Gov’ts Adopt Tighter Rules To Fight 'Non-Cash' Fraud

Law360, London (April 10, 2019, 12:02 PM BST) -- Governments of European Union member states have given the green light to tougher rules that they said will help the bloc step up its fight against fraud involving payments such as credit cards and virtual currencies rather than cash.

The Council of the European Union said Tuesday it has formally adopted a directive on combating fraud and counterfeiting of so-called non-cash means of payment. The rules include tougher penalties for online offenses across the European Union.

The directive sets out a framework for preventing fraud in traditional payments such as bank cards and checks. But it also includes new ways of...

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